|Mailing Lists -
Every Invisible Gold website has the Mailing List feature. It ties directly into the Email Newsletter system so you can send messages to one or more list (If you have the Invisible Gold Newsletter or higher license). It is also quite flexible and can be...
|Taking Orders -
The cart is enabled right from the start if you have one of the two Invisible Gold Commerce licenses.
Create some Product pages using the product template. The Product Catalog and Gallery templates are a great way to organize products. Also, quite a ...
|Email Newsletters -
Invisible Gold Newsletter and higher include a system for sending out email newsletters either as HTML or plain text. Just add your message text to your site, then click the Send Email button at the top of the page (when you're logged in), and then choos...
|Shopping Cart System Settings -
In addition to simply editing the Shopping Cart page, (for the text at the top), you can also modify several system settings that affect the way the shopping cart behaves.
Click on the System button at the top of the page (when you are logged in as an Ad...
|Contact Us -
The Contact Us template is primarily used for getting feedback from visitors. However, it has several options that can allow it to also sign visitors up for mailing lists, send email responses, and generate email to you website administrator.
One of the...
A Framework defines the "look" of an Invisible Gold powered site. There can be several, and it makes sense to evolve the Frameworks over time. Each page can have its own, or inherit the one from its parent. If none are chosen, one in a directory called "default" is used.|
A Framework defines the "look" of an Invisible Gold powered site. There can be several, and it makes sense redisign your Frameworks over time. Each page can have its own, or inherit the one from its parent. If none are chosen, one in a directory called...
|Users and Groups -
Invisible Gold has a user administration system that is included with the Multiuser and Advanced Commerce licenses. This enables a website to have separate user logins, groups of users (for security settings). Advanced Commerce sites also have the optio...
|Creating Drop Down Menus -
It's inevitable, not long after you created your first site, you dabbled (or will dabble) with drop down menus. They look slick, most of the big sites have them, and they're very effective at organizing sites with more than 10-15 pages.|
It's inevitable, not long after you created your first site, you dabbled (or will dabble) with drop down menus. They look slick, most big sites have them, and they're very effective for organizing sites with more than 10-15 pages.
(Note: Drop down menus...
|GetHTML Tags -
A GetHTML tag is always replaced by some HTML. You can put these into Content of a page, a Framework, or a Custom Template.|
A GetHTML tag is replaced by HTML in the web browser. You can put these into Content, Framework, and Custom Templates.
|Advanced Button -
The Advanced button allows you to change some of the special properties of a page.
Note: Making changes to some of these settings can have unexpected results. Some websites require specific Page IDs to work. You can also lose data if you change from ce...
|Highlights Page -
The Highlights Page template works well as the homepage for a newspaper or a Chamber of Commerce. It allows you to take up to 5 pages inside of your website and highlight them on the homepage.
Each item has its title, a thumbnail image, and some of its ...
|Custom Templates -
The entire Invisible Gold system is built using XML and XSL. This is a technology that works very similarly to databases. (Actually modern databases all are moving toward outputting XML.)...|
The entire Invisible Gold system is built using XML and XSL. This is a technology that works very similarly to databases.
The XSL files transform the XML into text like an HTML page. Different XSL files can output different pages. For example, when yo...
|New CSS Menus -
These are an updated version of our CSS menus that work on all browsers and include descriptive comments in a menu_setup.css file to set colors. Note, be sure the path in this file matches whatever framework folder you put it in if you use rollover backg...
|Creating Invisible Gold Powered Websites -
This section is for experienced web designers. Invisible Gold is designed to work with the tools that you already know how to use such as Macromedia Dreamweaver or Microsoft FrontPage.
On the other hand, it assumes at least a basic comfort with modifyin...
|Exporting Orders -
Exporting Orders for use in other programs is quite easy. Log in as an Administrator and click the Orders button on the left. This will show a list of orders in the system. Click on the Export link in the top right and you will have the option to save ...